Is a visit to campus one of your rites of spring? Our packed calendar of events offers more
than a few temptations, whether you want to be riveted to your seat or jump to your feet.
National Orchestral Institute concerts
Various dates, 8 p.m.
Dekelboum Concert Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
$27 ($22 for subscribers)
The National Orchestral Institute and Festival, or NOI, brings together
talented young musicians to Maryland’s School of Music for a month
of professional development and music making. Chosen by a rigorous,
cross-country audition process, NOI participants coalesce into ensembles
that perform adventuresome compositions.
The NOI musicians take command,
performing without a conductor.
Program: “The Birds” by Ottorino
Respighi, “Concerto for 7 Winds”
by Frank Martin, “Masques et
Bergamasques” by Gabriele
Faure and “Concert Romanesc”
by Gyorgy Ligeti.
Matthias Pintscher, conductor
Program: “Symphony No. 1
in C Major” by Ludwig van
Beethoven, “Towards Osiris”
by Matthias Pintscher and
“Symphony No. 1, Titan” by
Michael Stern, conductor
Program: “Rienzi Overture”
by Richard Wagner, “Symphony
No. 41, Jupiter” by Wolfgang
Amadeus Mozart and “The
Miraculous Mandarin” by
Carlo Rizzi, conductor
Program: “Symphony No. 2 in
D Major” by Johannes Brahms
and “The Rite of Spring” by
New Lights concert
June 30, 8 p.m.
Ina and Jack Kay Theatre
NOI members perform a concert of
their own creation in groups of four
to 15, spotlighting vital composers
of our time. The program includes
Magnus Lindberg's “Souvenir,”
recently premiered by the New York
This is part of the NOI New Lights
Initiative, which re-envisions the
concert experience to increase
engagement between the audience,
musicians and music.
Other free highlights include a faculty
chamber recital at 8 p.m. June 9,
student chamber recitals at 7 p.m.
June 10 and 16 and open philharmonic
rehearsals at 9:30 a.m. June 17 and 24
and July 1.
National History Day contest
Stamp Student Union
More than 5,000 of the nation’s best history
elementary and secondary school students
converge to present their exhibits, papers,
websites, performances and documentaries.
Professional historians and educators will
judge the entries.
July 4, 7 p.m.
Lot 1, adjacent to Campus
Drive off Adelphi Road
The university and city of College Park team up to
help the community celebrate the Fourth with a bang
and some boogie. The rock ‘n’ roll band the Fabulous
Hubcaps will perform at 7, with a huge fireworks display
beginning at dusk. Concessions will be available, but
guests are welcome to bring snacks as well as chairs.
Alcohol is prohibited.
Maryland in Manhattan: An Evening
to Celebrate Alumni & Friends
June 9, 6:30 p.m.
The Maryland Alumni Association is taking its Terrapin
spirit on the road. Join fellow Terps in the Big Apple for
a night featuring cuisine by several of New York City’s
finest restaurants, a variety of spirits, live and silent
auctions and a surprise sweepstakes—all in support
of Tri-State-area student scholarships and alumni
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